Dr. William J. Mogabgab
Matas Library Photograph Collection, no. 6128, PR File
Professor of Medicine, 1962-1992 , Former Section Chief, Infectious Diseases
In 1955, Dr. Mogabgab became the first to isolate the common cold virus. He followed this achievement in 1966 with an exhaustive study describing the behavior, properties and characteristics of influenza viruses in tissue cultures.
Tulane University B.S,, 1942, Tulane University School of Medicine, M.D., 1944, Charity Hospital of Louisiana, 1944-1945